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Curriculum in Early Childhood Education

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 1100 English Composition I3Core History or Core Social Science3
Core History 13Core Social Science 33
Core Math 3MATH 2850 Mathematics for Elementary Education I3
Core Social Science33ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
EDUC 1010 Orientation to Teacher Education40Core Science ll 4
Core Science l 4 
 16 16
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Core Literature13Core Literature13
Approved Humanities Choice23Core Fine Arts3
MATH 2860 Mathematics for Elementary Education II3HDFS 2010 Lifespan Human Development in Family Context (or advisor approved HDFS elective)3
Science Elective with Lab4MATH 2870 Mathematics for Elementary Education III (or MATH elective)3
 KINE 2250/2253 Motor Development Across the Lifespan2
 13 14
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
FOUN 3000 Diversity of Learners and Settings43CTRD 3013 Foundations of Language and Literacy Instruction II4, 54
CTRD 3000 Foundations of Language and Literacy Instruction I4,53CTEC 4911 Practicum in the Preschool4,52
RSED 3000/3003 Diversity and Exceptionality of Learners43CTEC 3030 Intuitive Thought and Symbolic Function53
CTEC 3200 A Working Theory for the Constructivist Educator4, 53RSED 4910 Practicum1
HDFS 3010 Child Development in the Family3RSED 5110 Curriculum in Early Childhood Special Education53
CTEC 4200 The Constructivist Teacher: Strategies and Techniques4, 53EDMD 3300 Utilization of Instructional Technology for Educators2
 EDMD 5100 Media for Children (or approved elective)3
 18 18
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
FOUN 3100 Child Development, Learning, Motivation and Assessment4,56CTEC 4210/4213 The Constructivist Teacher: Growing Professionally5, 61
CTEC 4912 Practicum in Primary Grades4,52UNIV 4AA0 University Graduation0
CTEC 3020 Primary Math and Science53CTEC 4923/4920 Clinical Residency5,711
CTMU 3040 Music and Related Arts54 
 15 12
Total Hours: 122

Curriculum guides for the junior and senior year vary according to semester of admission to Teacher Education. Some curriculum guides include a summer term. See advisor.

1

Students must complete a history sequence or a literature sequence.

2

PHIL 1010/PHIL 1017/PHIL 1020/PHIL 1027/PHIL 1030/PHIL 1037/PHIL 1040/PHIL 1050

/PHIL 1060/PHIL 1070/PHIL 1080/PHIL 1090/PHIL 1100/HONR 1007/HONR 1017(SLO3)

3

One history or core social science course must be from ANTH 1000/ANTH 1007, GEOG 1010/GEOG 1017,HIST 1010/HIST 1017, HIST 1020/HIST 1027, PSYC 2010, SOCY 1000/SOCY 1007 OR UNIV 2720/UNIV 2727
unless FLGC 1150 or UNIV 2710/HONR 2717 taken as Humanities(SLO9)

4

Prerequisite for Admission to Clinical Residency.

5

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education.

6

Co-requisite with Clinical Residency.

7

Prerequisite: Admission to Clinical Residency (application for Clinical Residency is one year in advance).